glittering from head to foot with large diamonds of the first water
But as he leaves his home he squirts first water
and next ink into his captor's face; and it was curious to see the men weaving their heads from side to side to dodge the shot.
The Crows and Blackfeet, upon the whole, are enemies worthy of each other, being rogues and ruffians of the first water
In that sorry house it looked as out of place as a diamond of the first water
in a setting of brass.
my friend, you are not only a herculean topographer, you are, still further, a dialectician of the first water
It is a gem of the first water
which Concord wears in her coronet.
Dave's just an all-round genius-- a genius of the first water
, gentlemen; a great scientist running to seed here in this village, a prophet with the kind of honor that prophets generally get at home--for here they don't give shucks for his scientifics, and they call his skull a notion factory--hey, Dave, ain't it so?
To have painted the sordid facts of their lives, and they throughout invoking the death's head apparition of the family gentility to come and scare their benefactors, would have made Young John a satirist of the first water
This was manifestly a prig of the first water
, and there was no use arguing with him.
In so doing, however, she unintentionally let fall about five hundred diamonds of the first water
, together with a thousand great pearls, and two thousand emeralds, rubies, sapphires, opals, and topazes, to which she had helped herself out of the king's strong box.
The man might have been a minor poet instead of an athlete of the first water
Multan -- Agriculture spokesman said on Wednesday that farmers should apply first water
to wheat crop some 20-25 days after sowing in case it was sown on land vacated by cotton, maize or sugarcane.